£1,500 - £3,000
Ca.100 AD. An interesting Roman Legionary gold finger ring with narrow shank, broad ellipsoid bezel with stepped rim, inset pink carnelian stone depicting a bull and star. Cf. Chadour, A.B. Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994; Good condition; wearable; D:19mm/L:27mm; UK S US 9; 4.8g; Provenance: Property of a professional Ancient art and jewelry expert; previously with a London gallery; initially from a private British collection formed in the 1970-1990.